|TOSEC: TOSEC (2013-10-05 Update Collection - All Platforms) - TOSEC|
TOSEC: TOSEC (2013-10-05 Update Collection - All Platforms) This is the 2013-10-05 collection of updated TOSEC-named images. Click here to browse the list of images.
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The Old School Emulation Center (TOSEC) is a retrocomputing initiative dedicated to the cataloging and preservation of software, firmware and resources for arcade machines, microcomputers, minicomputers and video game consoles. The main goal of the project is to catalog and audit various kinds of software and firmware images for these systems. As of release 2013-04-13, TOSEC catalogs over 270 unique computing platforms and continues to grow...
|TOSEC: Amiga Kickstart ROMs (CD32 and CDTV) (2009-04-18)|
|TOSEC: Amiga CDTV (2009-04-18)|
The CDTV (an acronym for "Commodore Dynamic Total Vision", a backronym of an acronym for "Compact Disk Television", giving it a double meaning) was a multimedia platform developed by Commodore International and launched in 1991. On a technological level it was essentially a Commodore Amiga 500 home computer in a Hi-Fi style case with a single-speed CD-ROM drive. Commodore marketed the machine as an all-in-one home multimedia appliance rather than a computer...
|TOSEC: Amiga CD32 (2009-04-18)|
The Amiga CD32, styled "CD32" (code-named "Spellbound"), was the first 32-bit CD-ROM based video game console released in western Europe, Australia, Canada and Brazil. It was first announced at the Science Museum in London, United Kingdom on 16 July 1993, and was released in September of the same year. The CD32 is based on Commodore's Advanced Graphics Architecture chipset, and is of similar specification to the Amiga 1200 computer...
|The TOSEC Naming Convention Version 2011-08-27 - TOSEC Development Team|
The Old School Emulation Center (TOSEC) is a retrocomputing initiative dedicated to the cataloging and preservation of software, firmware and resources for microcomputers, minicomputers and video game consoles. The main goal of the project is to catalog and audit all possible kinds of software and firmware images for these systems. To support this, the TOSEC Naming Convention (TNC) was created. The TNC is the set of standardized rules used by TOSEC renamers to provide a consistent, clear and con...
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|TOSEC: Commodore Amiga (2012-04-10)|
The Amiga is a family of personal computers sold by Commodore in the 1980s and 1990s. The first model was launched in 1985 as a high-end home computer and became popular for its graphical, audio and multi-tasking abilities. The Amiga provided a significant upgrade from 8-bit computers, such as the Commodore 64, and the platform quickly grew in popularity among computer enthusiasts. The best selling model, the Amiga 500, was introduced in 1987 and became the leading home computer of the late 1980...
|TOSEC: Atari ST (2012-04-23)|
The Atari ST was a home computer released by Atari Corporation in 1985. The "ST" officially stands for "Sixteen/Thirty Two", which referrs to the Motorola 68000's 16-bit external bus and 32-bit internals. Introduced for $800/$1000 (monochrome or color monitor), it sold into the early 1990s. Memory size ranged from 512k to 4mb. Heralded as Atari's flagship graphics machine, it competed against the Commodore Amiga and Acorn Archimedes, grabbing a significant foothold in the European market, which ...
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|TOSEC: Sinclair ZX Spectrum (2012-04-23)|
The ZX Spectrum is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research Ltd. The machine was named Spectrum by Sinclair to highlight the machine's color display, compared with the black-and-white of its predecessor, the ZX81. The Spectrum was ultimately released as eight different models, ranging from the entry level model with 16 kB RAM released in 1982 to the ZX Spectrum +3 with 128 kB RAM and built in floppy disk drive in 1987; together they sold in exce...
|TOSEC: MSX MSX2+ (2012-04-23)|
MSX was the name of a standardized home computer architecture, first announced by Microsoft in June 16, 1983, conceived by Kazuhiko Nishi, then Vice-president at Microsoft Japan and Director at ASCII Corporation. It is said that Microsoft led the project as an attempt to create unified standards among hardware makers. Despite Microsoft's involvement, the MSX-based machines were seldom seen in the United States, but were popular mostly in Japan, the Middle East, Brazil, the Soviet Union, the Neth...
|TOSEC: NCR Decision Mate V (2012-04-23)|
From Creative Computing, 1984: The NCR Decision Mate V is an interesting entry in the world of business-oriented personal computers. In its normal configuration, it is furnished with an 8-bit Z80A microprocessor. However, an optional plug-in module is available that converts the machine into a dual 8/16-bit processor with the capability of running both CP/M-86 and MS-DOS. If this option is ordered with the basic machine, it is installed internally...
|TOSEC: RCA Superchip (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: MSX MSX (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Camputers Lynx (2012-04-23)|
The Camputers Lynx was an 8-bit computer that experienced a shorter-than-most life in the home computer marketplace, mostly in the UK and Europe. Camputers released the Lynx 48k in March of 1983, a competitor to the ZX Spectrum. Powered with Z80A CPU, the computer was quickly repackaged as a 96k version in September of 1983, with current 48k owners required to send their machines in for a mechanical upgrade...
|TOSEC: NEC SuperGrafx (2012-04-23)|
The SuperGrafx (スーパーグラフィックス?) is a video game console by NEC. It is an upgraded version of the PC Engine (known as the TurboGrafx-16 in North America), released exclusively in Japan, primarily in response to the Super Famicom (Super Nintendo Entertainment System outside of Japan) from Nintendo. Originally announced as the PC Engine 2, the machine was purported to be a true 16-bit system with improved graphics and audio capabilities over the original PC Engine...
|TOSEC: Creatronic Mega Duck & Cougar Boy (2012-04-23)|
The Mega Duck WG-108 (also known as Cougar Boy) is a handheld game console that was produced by several companies (Creatronic, Videojet, and Timlex), and came on the market in 1993. It was sold for about fl 129 mainly in France, the Netherlands, and Germany. In South America (mainly in Brazil), the Chinese-made Creatronic version was distributed by Cougar USA, also known as "Cougar Electronic Organization [sic]", and sold as the "Cougar Boy"...
|TOSEC: Commodore C64 (2012-04-23)|
The Commodore 64, commonly called C64, C=64 (after the graphic logo on the case) or occasionally CBM 64 (for Commodore Business Machines), or VIC-64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International. Volume production started in the spring of 1982, with machines being released on to the market in August at a price of US$ 595. Preceded by the Commodore VIC-20 and Commodore PET, the C64 took its name from its 64 kilobytes (65,536 bytes) of RAM, and had favorable soun...
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|TOSEC: Kaypro II (2012-04-23)|
Kaypro Corporation, commonly called Kaypro, was an American home/personal computer manufacturer of the 1980s. The company was founded by Non-Linear Systems to develop computers to compete with the then-popular Osborne 1 portable microcomputer. Kaypro produced a line of rugged, portable CP/M-based computers sold with an extensive software bundle which supplanted its competitors and quickly became one of the top selling personal computer lines of the early 1980s...
|TOSEC: Amstrad CPC (2012-04-23)|
The Amstrad CPC (short for Colour Personal Computer) is a series of 8-bit home computers produced by Amstrad between 1984 and 1990. It was designed to compete in the mid-1980s home computer market dominated by the Commodore 64 and the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, where it successfully established itself primarily in the United Kingdom, France, Spain, and the German-speaking parts of Europe. The series spawned a total of six distinct models: The CPC464, CPC664, and CPC6128 were highly successful competi...
|TOSEC: Tiger Game.Com (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Commodore C16, C116 & Plus-4 (2012-04-23)|
The Commodore 16 was a home computer made by Commodore with a 6502-compatible 8501 CPU, released in 1984. It was intended to be an entry-level computer to replace the VIC-20 and it often sold for 99 USD. A cost-reduced version, the Commodore 116, was sold only in Europe. The C16 was intended to compete with other sub-$100 computers from Timex Corporation, Mattel, and Texas Instruments (TI). Timex's and Mattel's computers were less expensive than the VIC-20, and although the VIC-20 offered better...
|TOSEC: RCA Studio 2 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Videoton TV-Computer (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: VTech Laser 310 (2012-04-23)|
The VTech Laser 200 was an early 8-bit home computer from 1983, also sold as the Salora Fellow (mainly in Scandinavia, particularly Finland), the Texet TX8000 (in the United Kingdom) and the Dick Smith VZ 200 (in Australia and New Zealand). The machine ran basic games on cassette such as "Hoppy" Frogger, "Cosmic Rescue" Scramble, "VZ Invaders" Space Invaders and Moon Patrol. The computer was discontinued in 1985 to make way for more advanced home computers...
|TOSEC: RCA Chip 8 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: VTech Laser 200 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Radio-86RK YuT-88 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Radio-86RK Radio-86RK (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Radio-86RK Mikro-80 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Radio-86RK Apogej BK-01 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Tatung Einstein TC-01 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Radio-86RK Mikrosha (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Tomy Tutor and Pyuuta (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Texas Instruments TI-99 4A (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Texas Instruments TI-81 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Texas Instruments TI-80 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Texas Instruments TI-89 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Texas Instruments TI-86 (2012-04-23)|
Designed with power users in mind, the TI-86 graphing calculator has all the power and functionality of the popular TI-85 but with significant enhancements aimed at students of college mathematics, engineering, and science. The TI-86 includes a function evaluation table, deep entry recall, seven different graph styles with multiple line and shading options, and slope and direction fields for differential equations...
|TOSEC: Texas Instruments TI-92 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Radio-86RK Partner-01.01 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Texas Instruments TI-73 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Texas Instruments TI-82 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Elektronska Industrija Nis PECOM 32 & 64 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: DEC PDP-9 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Texas Instruments TI-83 (2012-02-29)|
|TOSEC: MSX MSX2 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Sega Mark III & Master System (2012-04-13)|
The Master System (マスターシステム Masutā Shisutemu?), often called the Sega Master System or SMS, is a third-generation video game console that was manufactured and released by Sega in 1985 in Japan (as the Sega Mark III), 1986 in North America, 1987 in Europe and 1989 in Brazil. The original Master System could play both cartridges and the credit card-sized "Sega Cards," which retailed for cheaper prices than cartridges but had lower storage capacity...
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|TOSEC: Robotron Z9001 & KC85 1 (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: Elektronika BK-0010-0011M (2012-04-23)|
|TOSEC: ETL Mark IV (2012-04-23)|
Electrotechnical Laboratory developed ETL Mark IV transistor computer in 1957 after developing ETL Mark III in 1956. ETL Mark IV used dynamic circuits just like ETL Mark III but used junction type transistors not point contact type ones used for ETL Mark III. The clock was synchronous, single-phase and 180KHz, and a high-speed magnetic drum was used for the memory unit (memory capacity 1000 words)...